Resources

Why we lose control of our emotions? 

We all have strong emotions from time to time. Here is a helpful video to understand how our brains work and affect our emotions. The video also offers helpful tips to help control our emotions and how we can ask for help.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpolpKTWrp4

Grounding Techniques

Grounding techniques help us to be more present in the moment. It helps to bring down your anxiety and stress.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJHupiDtJKA

Breathing Techniques

Breathing slowly helps reduce our stress and worries. Here are a couple of helpful exercises to try:

Hand Breathing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQVZgpyVQ78

Square Breathing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYytiS0ymZg&t=146s

Parents / Carers Resources

Managing Anxiety (including around Covid 19: Focus on Health and Contamination)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=422&v=qq0NyKpZovo&feature=emb_title

Living a Meaningful Life During COVID 19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcx1-YGNP7k&feature=emb_title

Managing Worry and Tolerating Uncertainty During Covid 19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzphLkIK7b4&feature=emb_title

Looking After Yourself and Others During COVID 19

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=186&v=IjA0iJXOrlM&feature=emb_title

If you are worried about your child’s mental health please contact the CAMHs Crisis Line on: 020 3228 5980

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